Maurine E. Merryfield, 93, of Colfax, passed away at 11:15 a.m. Saturday (June 9, 2018) at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community, Chenoa.
Private family graveside service were at Blue Mound Cemetery, Cooksville. Memorials may be made to Colfax Christian Church or Martin Township Library, Colfax. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax, is in charge of arrangements.
Maurine was born June 1, 1925, in Cooksville, the daughter of Raymond B. and Thelma G. Johnson Grimes. She first married Russel L. Cox and later married Donald Merryfield. They both preceded her in death
Surviving are her son, Roger L. (Paula) Cox, Newport Richey, Fla.; daughters, Barbara A. (Ben) Givens, Laguna Woods, Calif.; Velma J. Kerber, Normal; Susie (Gary) Weber, Colfax; and Alice (Larry) Milton, Colfax; sisters, Margery Olmstead, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Shirley Glad, Scottsdale, Ariz.; six grandsons; four granddaughters; two great-grandsons; and five great-granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; one sister; and one daughter, Janet L. Cox.
Maurine graduated in 1943 from Cooksville High School. She worked for 22 years and retired from The Eureka Co., Bloomington and was a member of the Colfax American Legion Auxiliary for 52 years.
A register is available at www.duffypilsmemorialhome.com.